Yes, I Can Listen! (Hardcover)

By Steve Metzger, Susan Szecsi (Illustrator)

Parenting Press, 9781641601740, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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In a world filled with distractions, being a good listener has become more difficult than ever! This essential life skill helps children achieve success at school, follow safety rules, and show others that they care. The playful rhymes of Yes, I Can Listen! encourage children to appreciate the rewards of attentive listening in a wide range of familiar situations. Sweet characters and vivid illustrations make these interactions come alive.

Yes, I Can Listen! also includes suggestions for parents who wish to explore fun activities that enhance listening skills with their children. 

About the Author

Steve Metzger is the award-winning author of more than seventy children’s books, including The Way I Act (approved for classroom use by the California Department of Education), Detective Blue (IRA-CBC Children’s Choice List), and Pluto Visits Earth! (ABC Best Books for Children). He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter. For more information:

Susan Szecsi is a freelance designer and illustrator with traditional fine art training. As a little girl she wanted to be an astronaut or a princess or a magician. She has fulfilled one of her dreams because she discovered that illustrating books is like doing magic every day. Susan has two sons and lives in San Francisco Bay Area with her husband. For more information: